Athletics

Athletics has been an integral part of the Games since the launch of the Empire Games in 1930. It is a core sport and therefore must be included in the sporting programme of each Commonwealth Games. Athletics has a number of events that include running, jumping, walking and throwing. Welsh Athletics has over 9,000 registered athletes and more the 95 clubs across the Country. Team Wales won 5 medals in the Gold Coast, equalling their best-ever medal tally, 3 of which were in para events.

Beverley Jones won the first para-athletics medal for Wales in 2006.

National Governing Body

http://www.welshathletics.org

Athletics
Table of Achievements for Athletics
1938 1 gold
1954 2 bronze
1958 1 silver
1962 2 bronze
1966 1 gold, 1 silver
1970 1 gold
1974 2 silver, 1 bronze
1978 1 gold
1982 2 gold, 1 silver
1986 2 gold, 3 silver, 3 bronze
1990 2 gold, 2 bronze
1994 2 gold, 1 bronze
1998 1 gold, 1 silver, 2 bronze
2002 4 silver
2006 1 silver, 2 bronze (1 para)
2010 1 gold, 2 silver (1 para), 2 bronze
2014 2 silver (1 para), 1 bronze (1 para)
2018 2 gold (2 para), 3 bronze (1 para)